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With the completion of Miller Park’s construction, the District is charged with the oversight and monitoring of construction closeout, and the commissioning, operating and maintaining of Miller Park, including:

  • Monitoring, management and enforcement of leases, subleases and agreements
  • Monitoring and oversight of Miller Park’s routine maintenance and operations
  • Protection of the District’s investment in Miller Park
  • Management of Miller Park’s major capital repairs and improvements, necessary improvements and/or discretionary improvements
  • Oversight and management of Miller Park’s moveable roof operations, maintenance and major capital repairs and/or improvements
  • Management of District’s General Fund, Segregated Reserve Fund, investments and earnings
  • Management of District’s administration, outside service providers and expenditures
  • Oversight and management of the District’s annual review and assessment of the projected “sunset date” for the five-county 0.1% sales tax
  • Management of the District’s Project Participation Program (Targeted Business Program) for Ongoing District Activities
  • Oversight and management of District’s real estate interests
  • Oversight and management of District’s environmental permits, commitments, and ongoing environmental responsibilities

 

The thirteen appointed Board members are strictly volunteers. Board members do not receive any compensation or meeting stipends. Furthermore, pursuant to the enabling legislation, it is unlawful for any Board member to accept discounted or free tickets to a Major League Baseball game. Board members are only eligible for reimbursement of incurred out-of-pocket expenses - for travel, etc.

 

Appointments by Governor

  • Governor appoints six (6) representatives to the Board of Directors
  • Governor's appointees subject to Senate confirmation
  • At least one of the persons appointed by the Governor must reside within each county in the District
  • Governor selects the Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • Three appointees serve four (4) year terms
  • Three appointees serve two (2) year terms

Don Smiley

Board Chairman

Milwaukee County
Member since 02/12
4-year term expires 7/1/15

 

Tracey Klein

Waukesha County
Member since 02/12
4-year term expires 7/1/15

Jerry Gonzalez
Ozaukee County
Member since 02/12
4-year term expires 7/1/15
Kristine O'Meara
Washington County
Member since 12/12
2-year term expires 7/1/15

William McReynolds 
Racine County

Member since 02/12
2-year term expires 7/1/15

Erik Johnson

At-Large
Member since 07/12

2-year term expires 7/1/15

Appointments by Milwaukee County Executive

  • Milwaukee County Executive appoints two (2) representatives to the Board of Directors
  • County Executive's appointees subject to confirmation by the County Board
  • Two appointees serve indefinite terms - at the pleasure of the Milwaukee County Executive
Daniel McKeithan, Jr.
Board Vice Chairman
Member since 11/95
Alec Fraser
Member since 09/14

Appointments by Ozaukee, Racine, Washington and Waukesha Counties County Executives / County Board Chairpersons

  • Each County leader appoints one (1) representative to the Board of Directors
  • Appointments by the County Executives in Racine and Waukesha Counties and by the Chairpersons of the County Boards of Supervisors in Ozaukee and Washington Counties
  • Appointments subject to confirmation by the County Boards
  • One appointment per County representative
  • Each appointee serves an indefinite term - at the pleasure of the County leaders

Appointed by Ozaukee County
Karen Makoutz
Board Treasurer
Member since 11/95

Appointed by Washington County
Mark McCune
Member since 05/08

Appointed by Racine County
Douglas Stansil
Member since 11/95

Appointed by Waukesha County
Bill Maslowski

Member since 06/09

Appointment by City of Milwaukee Mayor

  • City of Milwaukee Mayor appoints one (1) representative to the Board of Directors
  • City of Milwaukee Mayor's appointee subject to confirmation by the City of Milwaukee Common Council
  • One appointee serves an indefinite term - at the pleasure of the City of Milwaukee Mayor

Mark Thomsen

Board Secretary
Member since 12/04

Board of Directors Documents

Financial statements are presented for convenience and informational purposes only, and while efforts have been made to ensure the integrity of such information, they should not be relied on. A copy of the printed financial statements will be provided on request.